Philippines to reopen to some foreign tourists from next week

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The Philippines will reopen its borders to tourists for some countries on a trial basis from Dec. 1, as part of efforts to rebuild an economy hit hard by the pandemic. Its government said on Friday.

Acting presidential spokesperson, Karlo Nograles, stated in a conference that, Foreigners vaccinated against COVID-19 from countries designated low risk by the Philippines will be allowed entry over an initial 15-day period.

“This is something we are doing step by step.

“The two-week window could be extended,” Nograles said.

The Philippines, popular for its white sand beaches and rich marine life, shut its doors to foreign tourists at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in early 2020.

Its tourism arrivals from top markets Japan, South Korea and China slumped 83% drop to 1.4 million last year.

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